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Sports Premium

What is the Sports Premium Grant?

During his time as Prime Minister, David Cameron announced a renewed package of funding for PE and school sport. Through a new ‘Sport Premium’ the Government is providing £150 million in each of the next two years to support the delivery of PE and sport in primary schools.

This funding will be ring fenced, and will be allocated directly to primary schools across England, providing them with dedicated resource to buy in invaluable expertise and support. Funding will be allocated through a lump sum for each school and a per-pupil top-up mechanism – a typical primary school with 250 pupils will receive around £9,250 each year.

In order to ensure all young people have access to high quality PE, schools are required to publish details of their sporting provision on their websites.

Our PE and Sports Provision 2016-2017


St Oswald’s is a Good  School with Outstanding features.

We have a culture of high expectations for all pupils and this is evident throughout the school. We recognise that PE, sport and developing the whole child is the key to our success. Through sport the important qualities of resilience, communication, teamwork, and friendship are improved…..which can then be taken back to the classroom.

From an early age sport is nurtured and encouraged. Our curriculum shows regular PE lessons (2 hours a week), sport related topics annually. We hold extra-curricular days which develop children’s understanding of healthy body and mind; we have held healthy body and mind days, Pupils participate in workshops for example the “Tryathalon”

Each morning children participate in Shake and Wake in the classrooms.

We now have a soft out door surface suitable for PE, in addition to this we have a climbing wall and a bespoke climbing frame

After school sporting opportunities;

  • Multi skills club which includes participation of all (SEN/FSM/ Gender)
  • Dance club offered to all pupils

Extra-curricular activities within school;

Lunchtime we employ a Play Activity Leader who leads sporting events across the playground; focusing on developing team work and team games (hockey, basketball, football, athletics……

Partnerships are strong, we are affiliated to the sports development partnership; we take part in football competitions, sports hall athletics, Mini Red Tennis competitions

We work with the local infant school annually holding a  mini Olympics for the year 2 children in the summer term.

Swimming; All K S 1 children participate in swimming.

Celebrations of sporting events are through certificates, articles in the Ashbourne News Telegraph and all events are celebrated in the weekly rewards assemblies

Soccer stars coach the children in Multi Skills activities and games on a weekly basis


Barriers encountered;

We do not have a sports field which limits some of the sport we can do. To overcome this we do use the local recreation ground and take part in competitions at other schools.

A lot of the opportunities in the area for sport are Junior based.

2016-2017 Sports Premium Expenditure

Through the Sports funding we have £8370 in our school budget for 2016-2017

Allocation of funds
Play activity Leader at Lunchtimes £4264
Sports Coaching £1500
CPD £400
PE leader to lead CPD across the school £400
Purchase sports equipment across the school £1000
Swimming bath use for the Summer Term £350


We are also in discussion with the Diocese to use the land adjacent to the school. This land is Glebe land and part of the process in becoming a primary School is to have a field/area to build a MUGA (Multi Use Games Area) meetings have been held between the Local Authority and the Diocese to make this a reality by September 2017.

Our Cross Country Team